The Colonial Health Center (CHC), a multidisciplinary, integrated, student healthcare service, serves as the primary mental health agency for GW students and the entire campus community. One of our missions is to support students’ mental health and personal development by collaborating directly with students to overcome difficulties and challenges that may interfere with their academic, emotional, and personal success.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Clinical Services, the Staff Clinician will provide direct clinical services within a culturally competent framework as well as participate in training initiatives and outreach activities, as needed. The incumbent will be responsible for the following:
* Provides clinical services, including individual assessment to determine treatment recommendations, brief counseling interventions, testing, group counseling and referral services.
* Participates in outreach services to meet the mental health needs of the University community, including academic support programs, educational workshops, personal skill development groups, consultation and training programs for faculty and staff.
* Documents therapy in accordance with policies and procedures regarding medical records; implements and adheres to policies, which ensure patient confidentiality.
* Is responsible for the delivery of special services, e.g., related to current events, special populations, etc.
* Conducts crisis interventions and debriefings as necessary.
The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
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